Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Rhode Island College 
600 Mt Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908

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Rhode Island ASCD 

RIASCD Fall Conference 2018 


Our theme, “Responding to Hidden Disabilities to Educate the Whole Child,” will feature LeDerick Horne.  

LeDerick Horne is a poet, advocate, and co-author of the book “Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities: A Path to Pride and Success” – Released by Brookes Publishing Co.   Within this presentation, LeDerick Horne will share his own experience as a student with a learning disability who was able to graduate from college with a BA in mathematics.  LeDerick is now one of the nation’s most sought after speakers dedicated to improving the outcomes of youth with disabilities.

During this presentation, LeDerick will give advice to help all students develop positive identities as people with disabilities.  Strategies for helping students reach their transition goals will as be shared as well as advice on helping students develop positive relationships in school and the adult world.


Registration for our FALL Conference includes membership to RIASCD!

Becoming a member of RIASCD

means savings on our

 SPRING Conference!


(Stay tuned for information about our Spring Conference.)

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Email RhodeIslandASCD@gmail.com to register Teams of 5 of more using a PURCHASE ORDER.

8:00 to 8:30 AM
Registration and breakfast in Donovan Dining Hall, RIC

8:30 to 8:45 AM
Welcome by Commissioner Ken Wagner
and RIASCD President Tracey Whitehead

8:45 to 9:45 AM
Keynote Speaker: LeDerrick Horne
“Hidden Disabilities”

9:45 to 10:00
Break and Transition to Alger 110
and Breakout Rooms

10:00-11:00 AM
Break Out Session I

11:00-11:30 AM
Visit Vendors/Booths

11:30-12:30 PM
Break Out Session 2
12:30-1:00 PM
Closing Remarks